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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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GSN Awards 2012

Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

LRAD Corporation receives approximately $1.7 Million in orders for public safety in Asia

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communications

San Diego-based LRAD Corporation, a provider of long range acoustic hailing devices, has announced the receipt of orders totaling approximately $1.7 million for LRAD 500 and 1000X systems and accessories from two separate customers in Asia. A $1 million order represents the fourth overall order from this Asian customer, and second this fiscal year, for mounting on vehicles used for military and police applications. The second order, for approximately $700,000, is from a Southeast Asian Navy. Both orders are scheduled for delivery by December 31, 2014.

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DHS seeks comments on changes to its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) in the Federal Register on August 18, 2014, seeking comments on a broad range of topics related to its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, commonly known as "CFATS." 79 Fed. Reg. 48693 (Aug. 18, 2014). DHS's announcement provides an opportunity for early public input on key CFATS issues.

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Esker finalizes document process automation agreement with Madison Police Department

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Madison, WI-based Esker, a provider of document process automation solutions, has announced Wisconsin’s City of Madison Police Department has signed on to leverage the on-premises automation platform, Esker DeliveryWare, in order to simplify the way it generates internal messaging reports while saving a significant amount of time and money.

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LexisNexis acquires Coplogic, adds citizen incident reporting capability to eCrash solution

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Atlanta-based LexisNexis Risk Solutions has announced the acquisition of Coplogic, a provider of citizen self-reporting software solutions to law enforcement agencies. The acquisition -- which includes Coplogic’s technology, staff and book of business -- adds a citizen incident reporting capability to the LexisNexis eCrash solution.

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New Orleans FD integrated harbor security program selected by DHS to participate in Chemical Defense Demonstration projects at Port of New Orleans

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According to the American Association of Port Authorities, the Lower Mississippi River, where the Port of New Orleans is located, provides transportation for over 45% of all energy resources and more than 60% of all U.S. commerce. Chemical releases from either accidents or intentional acts of terrorism at the Port of New Orleans affect the public health of both area residents and passengers on cruise ships that dock at the port, and interrupt the transportation of maritime commerce, not only in New Orleans, but also throughout the Mississippi River and overseas.

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Intellicheck Mobilisa appoints William H. Roof to chief operating officer

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William Roof

Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has appointed William H. Roof, Ph.D. to chief operating officer, a newly created position, effective August 11. Roof previously served as the company’s senior vice president and chief scientist from May 2009 to April 2011.

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CyrusOne to house first-ever co-located 911-Dispatch Center

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law_enforcement_first_responders

Dallas, TX-based CyrusOne has announced that it plans to house the infrastructure and 911-dispatch center for Carrollton, Coppell, Farmers Branch, and Addison, TX. The communities are consolidating 911 services to form the North Texas Emergency Communications Center (NTECC). The partnership is expected to reduce costs and improve service in all four communities.

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